Becky is the Coordinator for Christian Ministries of Abilene. She graduated from ACU and is currently completing her Masters degree.
Joe came to Highland in 2004. Joe directs Freedom Fellowship and serves as a Chaplain at the Taylor County Jail and Prison Minister.
Tepi came to Abilene from Colorado and graduated from ACU in 1992. She's married to Lupe and they have 2 children. She joined the Highland staff in 2009.
Antenor and Phyllis have been serving as missionaries in Itu, Brazil since 1999. They serve alongside their daughter, Ali, and they have a son named Paul.
Ryan and his wife Ning live in Chiang Mai, Thailand with their three children. Ryan works with a local church in Chiang Mai and also leads our efforts in the fight against human trafficking.
Shelli Graduated from ACU in 1993. She married Kevin in 1991, and they have 4 children, Shelby, Travis, Tyler, and Nathan. She joined the Highland staff in 2008.
Abbi is in her last semester at ACU. She's engaged to Jacob Thomsen, and they have one dog. She joined highland staff in the summer of 2017.
Jim is married to Gretchen, and they have two children, Madalyn and Ethan. Jim has been a part of the Highland staff since 2003.
Carin graduated from Abilene High in 1990 and Texas A&M in 1994. She's married to Steven and has two sons, Andrew and Matthew. She joined the staff in 2012.
Gretchen and her husband Jim have been members at Highland since 2002. They have two children Madalyn and Ethan. She's been on staff since 2015.
Jeff graduated from ACU in 1979. He’s married to Carol and they have two children, Christopher and Nataleigh. Jeff joined the Highland staff in 2017.
Debra is married to Brad and they have three boys and two grandchildren. Debra is an ACU grad, and she has been with the Highland staff since 2014
Gay Lynn and her husband Mike have three children and one granddaughter. She began working with Children's Ministry in 1995, and joined the staff in 2002.
Suzetta has served at Highland for over 25 years. One of her passions is joining children on their spiritual journey. She and her husband, Bob, have 3 children.
Ben's ministry seeks to help Highland adults grow in faith and love. He and his wife, Kerry, joined Highland in 2014. Ben has a Doctor of Ministry degree from ACU.
Matt graduated from ACU in 2003, and married his wife Christine that same year. They have three boys, Jack, Sam, and Owen. He joined the staff in 2011.
Dickie joined the staff in 1998. Dickie’s main roles through the years have been connecting and administration. He and his wife Becky have two children.
Amy has worked in the Finance office since 2005. Amy has been married to Kenneth Pybus since 1990, they have two children, Jackson and Lauren.
Derran graduated from ACU and served as a missionary in Thailand for 7 years. He's been on staff since 2014. He is married to Ann, and they have three children.
Beth ministers to people in times of crisis, illness, and loss. She joined the staff in 2005. She's the mom to 5 sons; Joshua, Luke, Benjamin, Micah, and Jacob.
Kristin is an ACU grad from Nashville, Tennessee. She is married to Highland Student Minister David Sessions. They have two children, Cale and Mae.
David earned a M.Div degree from Lipscomb in 2010. He’s married to Kristin, and they have two children, Cale and Mae. David joined the Highland staff in 2016.
Ben is married to Emme, and they have two daughters. Ben graduated from ACU, and he has a doctorate of ministry in church leadership from SMU.
Michael was born & raised in Nashville. He began leading worship in 2009. He joined Highland's staff in August 2015 as the Associate Worship Minister.
Cindy graduated from LCU in 1990. She's married to Jonathan, and they have 2 daughters. She joined the Highland staff in 2013.
Jonathan graduated in 2003 from Harding and finished a Master’s degree from ACU in 2012. Jonathan has been the Preaching Minister at Highland since 2010.
Tammy graduated from Wayland University in 1991. She's married to John and they have 2 sons and 3 grandchildren. She joined the staff in 2017.
Zane is the Associate Preaching & University Minister. He joined the staff in 2015. He is an ACU Grad, and is still pursuing his wife, Carolina.